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THE GRAND NATIONAL

WINNER OWNED BY AN AMERICAN.

(United Press Association.—Copyright.) (Australian-New Zealand Cable Assn.) XONDON, 27th March. Critics class the race for the Grand National Steeplechase as in every way the best for many years. It was a gocd race throughout. Nineteen out of the thirty starters finished the first round of the course, and fourteen finished the complete journey. Casualties amongst the riders were severe. The rider of Koko sustain-

ed'concussion. Lonehand's rider broke an arm, and another had his thigh lacerated by a horse (jumping on him. A fortnight; ago " Mr. . Kenneth MacKay,: the,heir to Lord Inchcape, sold the winner Jack Homer to Mr. C. Schwartz, a New ;Yofk' merchant, .who had taken a violent fancy to, steeple'chasing, and'was determined some day to win the Grand National. gave -4000' soys for Jack Hornei'.i and an additional 2000 soys conditional upon his winning . the Grand National.

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THE GRAND NATIONAL, Evening Post, Volume CXI, Issue 75, 29 March 1926

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THE GRAND NATIONAL Evening Post, Volume CXI, Issue 75, 29 March 1926

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